Cinema 4D / BodyPaint 3D Program Documentation Reference BodyPaint 3D First Steps
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Texturing Made Easy

In this section, you will learn how to texture objects in seconds using the cut and paste commands in projection painting mode. Is this cheating? Who cares!

Suppose you have created a head and a UV mesh to go with it. You follow these steps:

Figure 1: Transform the copied pixels to fit the object. Head © Bunk Timmer
Figure 2: The end result: a textured face in seconds!

This cut and paste technique has its limitations because it is based on a type of frontal projection. Even so, you will find it’s the quickest way to put a face on a head, a logo on a jacket, posters on a wall, ..